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UF Law’s Semester in Practice Program Earns Florida Bar Group Professionalism Award

UF Law’s Semester in Practice program has earned the 2018 Group Professionalism Award from The Florida Bar’s Standing Committee on Professionalism. UF Law Dean Laura A. Rosenbury accepted the award at the bar’s annual meeting in Orlando on June 14 alongside UF Law alum Nate Harvey (JD 18), who enrolled in the Semester in Practice […]

UF Law Alum Evan Ferl (JD 10) Details Legal Career in the Tech Space

Name: Evan Ferl UF Law Graduation Year: 2010 Current City: San Francisco, California Occupation: Head of Legal at Hired, Inc.         What was it like to study at UF Law? UF Law was an amazing experience. It offered me a ton of different opportunities that I wouldn’t have otherwise had. I was […]

Florida Rep. Margaret Good (JD 12) Uses Law Degree for Public Service

When Margaret Good (JD 12) decided her state representatives weren’t effectively working on behalf of their constituents, she decided to take action. She ran for the Florida House of Representatives District 72 seat in a February 2018 special election that was both hotly contested and highly publicized. Good prevailed and took office with just three […]

UF Law Professor to Host Seminar with International Leaders at Florida Bar Meeting

UF Law Legal Skills Professor Joan Stearns Johnsen will offer a course during The Florida Bar’s 2018 Annual Convention exploring how attorneys can still meet their clients’ needs in the wake of the Singapore Convention and its impacts on international arbitration and cross-border mediation. The course will include discussions with leading experts in the field […]

UF Law Launches 2018 Summer Tour

UF Law Launches 12-City Summer Tour UF Law will make stops in 12 cities this summer as part of the 2018 Summer Tour. Dean Laura Rosenbury and members of UF Law’s admissions and alumni teams will travel to eight states, and will end the tour on July 18 in Atlanta. The tour stops will include […]

UF Law Professors Claire Germain and Shamika Dalton Recognized for Commitment to Profession

By April Martin Two members of the UF Law community will be recognized for their commitment to the profession during the American Association of Law Libraries annual conference in Baltimore this July. Emerita Professor Claire Germain will receive the prestigious Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award. UF Law Professor of Legal Research Shamika Dalton will […]

UF Law Students Provide Community Assistance During Tax Season

By April Martin UF Law has again teamed up with its community partner United Way of North Central Florida to participate in the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) and help thousands of low-income individuals prepare and file their tax returns for free. This year the UF Law VITA site filed returns for more […]

Heritage of Leadership 2018 Inductees

Charles Fulton, JD 35 (May 12, 1910 – May 15, 1996) West Palm Beach attorney turned federal judge, Charles Fulton, spent his professional life dedicated to enriching the dignity and honor of the legal profession.  After graduating from UF Law in 1935, he founded his own practice in South Florida before being named an Assistant […]

UF Law Links Three Generations of Double Gators

When Charles Wendell Harris (BA 59, LLB 61) passed away at a young age, he was unaware two familial generations would follow in his footsteps at UF Law. “The fact that we can have those shared experiences decades apart is just something so special,” said Savannah Unruh, Harris’s granddaughter, who graduated from UF Law in […]

UF Law posts No. 1 employment rate in Florida, nearly 11 points above national average

University of Florida Levin College of Law ranks first in the state and 31st in the nation for employment success, according to data recently released by the American Bar Association. For the Class of 2017, 86.1 percent of UF Law graduates were employed in full-time, long-term legal jobs 10 months after graduation. This rate places […]